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#AtoZChallenge: Every Day A Revolution

Brad Paisley is one of my favorite celebrities. I like him as a person because he likes to have fun and he doesn’t take himself too seriously.  422 more words

“Herstory”of Alice Paul's fight

One person could make a difference. A “Herstory” of the fight against discrimination through the life of Alice Paul, a world-famous suffragette, who was leading a movement for women’s right to vote. 1,202 more words

Social Progress

Is technological innovation unfair?

Technology, the Faux Equalizer

Just over a century ago, an electric company in Minnesota took out a full-page newspaper advertisement and listed 1,000 uses for electricity. 83 more words

Behavioral Economics

The Travelers

Nearly twenty years ago I packed everything I owned into a little 1989 Chevrolet Cavalier and said good-bye to my family in Georgia. There were tears in my eyes as I looked in the rearview at Small Town, U.S.A and my stomach felt as if a gymnast had taken up residency. 612 more words


In Response to "I am not a feminist, and that is Okay"

Feminism is accepting all women for who they are, what they want to do, where they come from.

Feminism is not the idea that women have to be strong or independent or even powerful. 499 more words

Engineering a Better Society: Does Technological Development lead to Social Progress?

When I was 17, and getting ready to apply for universities, I spent a long time debating what I wanted to study. I was a science nerd through to the bones, but I had a streak of the arts in me as well. 1,332 more words